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Bringing Up Cary The actor’s early years—he was born Archie Leach in Bristol, U.K.—stayed with him long after he became Cary Grant

Jane After Jann 25 years after the split of Jane and Jann Wenner, a close friend reflects on Jane’s stoic second act

October 6, 2020

The Home Front To guide her through some of the world’s most dangerous places, the veteran war correspondent drew from a lifetime of her mom’s advice

October 6, 2020

Squaring the Circle A photographer chronicles the curious phenomenon of crop circles and the dreamers they attract

Where Have All the Thinkers Gone? Editors at Bloomberg and The Economist make the case for a 21st-century Hobbes to solve our coronavirus woes

In Search of Lost Morals Transactionalism has been a part of our politics since our founding. And, even during World War, it’s coexisted with decency. Not anymore

September 29, 2020

Jim Baker’s Midlife Crisis The man who ran Washington during Watergate and the Cold War reveals the story behind his epic career switch

Flak Catchers In an interview never before published in English, old friends Gay Talese and Tom Wolfe discuss American taboos, Trump, and his women

September 22, 2020

Across the Universe Fifty years after the Beatles parted, their enduring magic still lights up rock’s firmament

September 22, 2020

Cold Dead Hand A top N.R.A. leader explains what happened when he ratted out the gun lobbyist of tutti gun lobbyists, Wayne LaPierre

You See, But You Do Not Observe … He invented the world’s greatest detective, but Arthur Conan Doyle was also an intrepid traveler, his biographer reveals

September 15, 2020

Soul-Searching They are known as history’s most ruthless warriors, but the Vikings also believed in luck and guardian angels